The Dreams of Lebron James and Martin Luther King

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Lebron James grew up wanting to be a football player while he was in college he had a dream to be NFL star. This dream slowly faded when later on in college he found a new interest and love for basketball. He practiced everyday without fail. Wherever he got the chance he would be outside shooting hoops and practicing drills. It was at this time that a new dream arose. That dream was to be the best basketball player, and that dream came true. To this day Lebron James is one of the biggest stars in NBA history. Lebron was fortunate to have a number of people in his life who supported him and encouraged him to live his dream. All of this support increased his chances of being something great.

Martin Luther King Jr. also had a dream that started in his early year too. His dream was very different to Lebron's dream. It was not about self, and what he could achieve. but for all black people living in America. In a time of segregation Martins dream was that one day black and white people would be equal. This dream started when he was a boy playing with his best friend who was white. When he was told that they could no longer play together because of their difference in race the experience made Martin so upset that it changed his life forever. As Martin's mother explained to him the rules of segregation, she encourage, him and told him that he must keep a sense of somebodyness. she told him that he must always remember that he is special. it was this experience that caused Martin to dedicate his life's work to helping black people to achieve the freedom of equality . Martin led a huge number of marches, boycotts and sit-ins to helps black people protest inequalities in education , housing and general treatment of blac...

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...of Lebron James hard work and dedication to the game t date he has won two NBA championships, four NBA Most Valuable Player Awards, two NBA Finals MVP Awards, two Olympic gold medals. He also won a NBA scoring title, and the NBA Rookie of the Year Award. He has also been selected to ten NBA All-Star teams, nine All-NBA teams, and five All-Defensive teams, and is the Cleveland Cavaliers' all-time leading scorer.

Because of Martin’s hard work and dedication to his cause he also received a number of awards. In 1957 Martin was awarded a medal from NAACP. In 1958 he was awarded “The Man of the Year Award” from Time Magazine. In 1964 was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Martin gave all his prize money to the civil rights movement. He also received the Judaism World Peace Award in 1967. Finally in 1967 he was awarded The Presidential Medal of Freedom.

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